Annual Events

4th of July

The History Center is now open and operating at reduced capacity in compliance with state guidelines and recommendations from the CDC and the American Alliance of Museums. Some annual events may have been canceled or changed. Please call our Visitor Services desk for at 813.228.0097 for up-to-date information.  

Mother’s Day

The History Center is now open and operating at reduced capacity in compliance with state guidelines and recommendations from the CDC and the American Alliance of Museums. Some annual events may have been canceled or changed. Please call our Visitor Services desk for at 813.228.0097 for up-to-date information.  

Father’s Day

The History Center is now open and operating at reduced capacity in compliance with state guidelines and recommendations from the CDC and the American Alliance of Museums. Some annual events may have been canceled or changed. Please call our Visitor Services desk for at 813.228.0097 for up-to-date information.  

Collectors Day

PLEASE NOTE: The History Center is now open and operating at reduced capacity in compliance with state guidelines and recommendations from the CDC and the American Alliance of Museums. Some annual events may have been canceled or changed. Please call our Visitor Services desk for at 813.228.0097 for up-to-date information.  


Do you have a prized personal collection of items that you would like to share with others?  If so, we invite you to be a part of  Collectors Day 2020 at the Tampa Bay History Center! The purpose of this event is to showcase the role that objects have in our lives whether it is a connection to the past, a path to knowledge or a way to share one’s interest with others. Be a part of this gallery experience for visitors of all ages. Guests tour the museum to see the many interesting items on display from over 30 collectors like you and hear the interesting stories behind them! Collectors Day will be held in May 2020 at the History Center located at 801 Water Street, Tampa FL 33602 on Tampa’s Riverwalk. How to Apply: Please read our policies and procedures, and complete the application below.


Collector Application
2018 TBHC Collectors Day Application
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Once received, you will be contacted by a TBHC staff member to discuss your collection, and the policies and procedures for the event. There is no fee to participate. For questions, contact Brian Buttafuoco at 813.675.8960. or via email at bbuttafuoco@tampabayhistorycenter.org  

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801 Water Street, Tampa, FL 33602

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